10 delightfully useful IFTTT recipes

10 delightfully useful IFTTT recipes

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Crafting IFTTT recipes is simple, you know. / © ANDROIDPIT
1. Find your lost smartphoneIf you’re constantly misplacing your Android smartphone than have no fear, because IFTTT is here to save the day, thanks to this nifty little recipe.
If calling your mobile from another phone isn’t getting you anywhere, this IFTTT recipe allows you to turn your lost smartphone’s volume up to the max. This means that you’re no longer stuck if your smartphone was on silent when you lost it.
Choose a keyword or simple phrase such as ‘#volumeup’, text that to your smartphone and you’re in business. Install this recipe sooner rather than later and it may save you in the future.
Check out this recipe.
2. Save new photos to your Google Drive account
Keep your snaps in the cloud with IFTTT. / © ANDROIDPIT
This IFTTT shortcut is ideal for folk that take lots of pictures that they’d like stored in the cloud, automatically uploading new images to Google Drive so your pictures aren’t just saved locally.
You’ll be pleased to hear that the IFTTT app will make a new folder to store your pictures in on its own, and it’s possible to toggle a notification to activate every time the recipe runs.
The Google Drive recipe notes the date of the pictures uploaded, which is handy if you like your images organized.
Check out this recipe.
3. Remind yourself to return a call
It’s frustratingly easy to forget to call someone back after missing a call on your smartphone, which is where this IFTTT recipe comes into play.
This automated task functions with your Google Calendar account, meaning every time you miss a call, IFTTT will set a future reminder in the form of a Google

Article originally published at: Droid Life